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Race, Racism and Anti-Racism in Latin America and the Caribbean

This module examines the different histories of racism and the ways in has shaped and structured Latin American and Caribbean societies today. By studying the histories and legacies of race and anti-racism in Latin America and the Caribbean we will be able to get a broad overview on the ways in which racism operates in conjunction with other axes of oppression like environmental racism, gendered practices and ideas, classism, ableism, among others. This module is multidisciplinary as it tackles issues around race and racism from different perspectives and approaches. The case studies shown on this module will draw from history, sociology, anthropology, among others. Students will be introduced to key theoretical approaches and analytical frameworks that they can later apply to their own works and research.

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